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Oct 24, 2011 10:30pm PDT
protective. you have to remember that the navy does not walk away. there will be what is called operation and maintenance. they will be out doing probably at first monthly and maybe quarterly inspections and then yearly inspections to make sure the remedy is operating properly and successfully. and then in the case of seismic activity like if there is an earthquake over a certain magnitude there will be requirements for immediate inspections after earthquakes. it is a clay mixture. a thick, wet clay that is put verticly so you have an excavator dig a trench. you can see here. here is our landfill. here is the trench. it is dug down below or to the bottom of the waste and it is filled with this material. this is mixed with a sand mixture. it does not prevent the groundwater but it slows it down. ok. and here are some other pictures, when i say rockwall or shore line you will see that it is big bolders. this is actually a picture of another section of the shipyard that we finished earlier this year. and then the wetlands. this is a picture of wetlands in the east bay. you know, this is the
Oct 24, 2011 2:30pm PDT
the navy closed the landfill. they put out two feet. another two feet was placed in 2000. we have material that's been testeded and cleaned and safe for reuse. i have to point out that is a minimum of two feet. in many places it will be much, much deeper. >> it looks like the contaminated landfill waste is at least six feet below the ground surface. >> yeah. >> how thick is the liner material? >> the liner material is a couple of inches thick. it is called hdpe. >> it is made of high density plastic? >> yes. high density plastic. the bottom is a solid. then it will have a drainage layer so that water will come down through the soil cover into your hdpe and drain off and get collected and diverted into the appropriate place. >> what happens if there is seismic activity? >> that is a good question. it is designed for that. we absolutely design our remedy for earthquakes. i looked at a study that we did and they looked at an earthquake up to 7.9, 1 kilometers away. they expected how much the ground could move. i think up to five feet and some settlement. this is all stuff that can easily be e
Oct 24, 2011 3:00pm PDT
they are deleting emails much faster these days than they were in the past. agen from the navy, she just said that this is fine and methane gas is ok. you will not catch on fire. methane gas, at certain levels, changes the oxygen, and can cause asphyxiation. you cannot see this or smell this, but this is only one discrepancy in with the navy is telling you. we know that the navy that we can trust in can continue with the only community points involved with the navy. that is how much that we know that we can trust them. i am so happy that you mentioned this. i was writing this down because they are showing this is 6 feet under. it does not take a rocket scientist to know about this. you know that this is constantly moving up. this is ridiculous. and i went a little bit over. thank you. i have not been here for a long time. i just want that 30 seconds to say, continued that resolution that would put the number to alternative at harm, and insist that this is what the navy does, as well as -- thank you. >> next up is harrison. and then, mrs. donohue. >> i am here with our people organized for emp
Oct 20, 2011 7:00am PDT
. welcome. in the marine corps, navy, we always started every event talking about safety. it struck me that the safety for this event, they do it every day, but it is so visible today. everywhere you look today, there coast guard vessels providing safety. let's give a special hand for the united states coast guard. [applause] i want to thank, o commadore nolan and the st. francis yacht club. [applause] fleet week is something that we raise funds for to be able to do great things for the people. this particular event has been sponsored by bank of america. i want to thank bank of america for sponsoring this today. [applause] we're blessed to have a mayor that is very supportive of what we do, not just during the one week, but it all times, he is particularly supportive of the united states military and naval services. please help me welcome our mayor, the honorable mayor edwin lee. [applause] >> thank you. good morning. it has been our honor and pleasure to join all of you here at the st. francis yacht club to celebrate and welcome the fleet to fleet week. this is the 30th anniversary of
Oct 28, 2011 2:00pm PDT
in no way suggesting support for a cap because of the contamination. the navy did not even consider the second remedial action. this only cost $87 million and we will not even consider the second option. $350 million is not unmanageable, people said they did not want this done only if this was an expensive. the navy is responsible for clearing this up. and also, will look at the lists of things to consider, we have to consider the long-term health interests of the community. this has cost insurance but this is the most important. the community is not engaged in this process. thank you. >> this is maria harrison? >> i am here for health and environmental justice, representing the many members of bayview-hunters point. this body indicated that capt. would not be the alternative. but you are here with this notion -- and i really hate to do this by would like to draw your attention to the other areas, midway village in particular, and for every eight -- eight years, they have had to do this over and over. and they have the plastic and all of those wonderful things that we are hearing ab
Oct 24, 2011 2:00pm PDT
by >> the item before us today is a public hearing on the proposed plan the navy and regulatory agencies are here to discuss the plan and answer questions. however given the public comment period has not closed there will be limitations on what questions from the board that they can respond to. i would like to call up laura from the navy to give us an overview of the proposed plan. then the department of public health on monitoring the ship yard and proposed plan. next will be craig cooper. he will offer brief remarks and final we have ryan from dtsc who will offer brief remarks. alec and ross. i don't know who will be going. they are also here today. ross will be giving remarks on the role of rwqcb. then we will have public comment and questions. public comment will be two minutes long. i want to encourage everyone to fill out a yellow public comment card. you can find them with our clerk up here. so with that said, i think we are ready to begin. thank you. >> hello. i work for the navy. i am the project manager for parcel e-2, the portion of the ship yard that i am going to talk about today. i
Oct 24, 2011 11:00pm PDT
are correct. not the epa or the navy, or the water board has had one real testing. they read you what the navy has given them. this is not satisfactory to the community and it should not be satisfactory to you. i realize if i keep on eye will preach to a sermon. >> next, we have mrs. donohue. >> good afternoon. i live a half blocks from the shipyard, and i have been before the board of supervisors many times. but i would just urge for you to please, we need a complete cleaning of the shipyard. i know people that have died, three children have died here. my daughter -- daughter-in-law died in 2005, 28 years old and i was right there when they brought the navy and -- into our community. when they let them in the community over all of us, and our children. we were having headaches. they do not know what is going on. i was having headaches. i would stand before you and like the one time -- the health department can sit here but they have not spent one night there, and they have not been knocking on one door, to assess the people. how can they say that we are okay? thank you. >> i live in the bay v
Oct 1, 2011 6:00pm EDT
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Oct 13, 2011 10:00am PDT
by the grand jury. it is a project that is granted take a year. it will be 2017 before the navy has transferred all the land over to the redevelopment agency and its of corn to go back to see what has happened since. there is many different aspects to this. the environmental cleanup -- most of that work is left up to the navy, and we realize there is very little the city can legally do to monitor that. however, we want to remind the board of supervisors that there is the conveyance agreement between the san francisco redevelopment agency and the navy that was created in signing of 2004, and it stipulates that the federal government's will work cooperatively with the redevelopment agency to find out what is the best way to clean up. one of the major decisions to come is with personaparcel 2. the land at bayview was cut up into sections. we have work to grade the area to prepare it for development, and throughout the whole process, there has been continual concerns. in order to avoid inappropriate behavior, i think the government agency, the redevelopment agency, should enforce conflict of intere
Oct 8, 2011 8:00am EDT
the navy seals after doing humanitarian work and earning a ph.d. from oxford university. it's about an hour. >> well, good afternoon, everybody. and if you read the book, then i'm the guy that put on his helmet quick enough when the bomb went off, and i was standing next to eric, so that's my claim to fame. [laughter] actually, the only reason i really came here is i wanted to get a free autographed copy of the book, so eric promised me he'd give me one. [laughter] actually, i was lucky enough to serve with eric over in fallujah area and along with a lot of other great people, one of whom i'll mention in a minute. i know eric's biography, some of you probably read the back jacket of the book. you know eric's smart. duke, you know, accomplished boxer at duke, he's a rhodes scholar then becomes a navy seal. published one book, his humanitarian works. most of us were just hanging out looking for the next party, eric was actually already all over the world. so way smarter than me, way better looking than me -- [laughter] all that good stuff. but, you know, when i met eric back in 2007, i had no
Oct 9, 2011 2:00pm EDT
his ph.d. and become as navy seal. published one book already on photographs, humanitarian work, but most of us were just happening out looking for the next party, eric was already all over the world helping people, so pretty incredible. way smarter than me, way better looking than me. [laughter] all that good stuff. but when i met eric back in 2007, i had no idea of any of this, you know? he was just another, you know, person. he was a navy seal, i was a marine. he was another person just in iraq to do his job. and when i met him, he was totally unassuming. he never walked up to me and said, oh, by the way, i have a ph.d.. he just said i'm here to help you find the bad guys in fallujah, and we're going to do what we have to do to get it done. there wasn't a whole lot of sleep a whole lot of eating, there wasn't a whole lot of anything going on for a long period of time other than just completing the mission and getting the job done. he was also the guy that strapped on a weapon and walked beside me in the streets and rode beside me in the vehicles and, you know, put his life on
Oct 24, 2011 5:00pm PDT
in the world. the country is building up its military, including its navy and that's causing concern and friction in the region. how is japan responding to this burgeoning military force? nhk world's kan ishiyama reports. >> reporter: the maritime self-defense force's summering base is located in yokosuka city, 40 kilometers south of tokyo. it's a base for submarines conducting surveillance activities in waters around japan. submarine activities are national secrets. even self-defense force members have no knowledge about them, unless they're engaged in the unit. we are allowed into a submarine on the condition that we will not reveal details of its mission. a torpedo-firing exercise was under way in this training area. >> reporter: submarines have the capacity to approach and attack targets without being noticed. some experts say submarines can also block the advance of aircraft carriers. last year, japan's defense ministry reviewed its fleet of submarines for the first time in about 30 years. it decided to add six new vessels to its 16-strong fleet. the policy was prompted by fears
Oct 23, 2011 11:00am EDT
and logistics, thomas hicks, the deputy secretary of the navy for energy and dorothy robien, the undersecretary of defense for the environment. ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the show. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> dorothy, i'd like to start with you. for generations -- and then have all of you guys take a crack at the same question. for generations the u.s. has looked at the energy as a limitless limitless commodity. general martin dempsey said that has to change, there is an imperative greater need for the fuel and martin dempsey hosted an energy roundtable where you guys all participated to focus the department's attention on this issue. what are some of the concrete steps that have been taken over the past couple of years to change the energy and how the department thinks about energy? >> i think the first thing has been a recognition that it is critical to our ability to fight wars effectively, to be more energy efficient, so the change in the culture has been fundamental and that's really, i think, been driven largely by the recognition that the most -- we are at our most vulnerable wh
Oct 24, 2011 5:30pm PDT
military, including its navy, and that's causing concern and friction in the region. how is japan responding to this military force? we have a report. >> the marathon sales southern basis in yokosuka city, 40 kilometers south of tokyo. it is a base for submarines conducting civilian activities in waters around japan. sovereign activities are national secrets. even sales defense members have no knowledge unless they're engaged in the unit. we are allowed in a submarine on the condition we will not reveal details of its mission. torpedo firing exercise was under way in this training area. submarines have capacity to approach and attack targets without being noticed. some also block advance of aircraft carriers. last year japan's defense ministry reviewed its fleet of submarines for the first time in about 30 years. it decided to add six new vessels to its fleet. the policy was prompted by fears of increased maneuvers of the navy. nhk took the latest footage of chinese vessels. a private research institute estimates that china's navy has 35 advanced ships and 31 submarines. that's mo
Oct 1, 2011 11:00pm EDT
-20. since notice navy has been absolutely dominant over army and air force. the 16-1 record against the service academies the commander in chief's trophy found a comfortable home in annapolis. that was until last year when air force broke that streak taking the trophy with them. navy at home this afternoon looking to avenge last year's loss against air force in colorado springs. this was a dan die. after trailing at 18 at the half, navy down, they come on back. chris finds green in the end zone. navy is down by two. they go for the two-point conversion. it is good. we're all tied up at 28-28. another game now going to overtime. mid-shipmen has the ball. navy up 34-28. check this out. as he goes to the sideline, proctor says something to the air force. penalty at the field goal. extra point and it's blocked. air force now only needing a touchdown and extra point. they get the touchdown here. now all they need is the p.a. t. for the win. here's the snap. the kick. and it's good. air force comes away a winner. they beat navy by one. baseball playoffs a lot of action going on today. phi
Oct 1, 2011 11:00pm EDT
a little bit about navy. towson and maryland getting together for the first time. see if the tigers could compete. those stories next in sports. it is powerball. good saturday night, america. tonight's estimated jackpot $48.80 million. tonight the multiplier is 3. 27-43-12-23-1. time now for your powerball. this evening that number is 31. good luck, everybody. >> personal and intense, but respectful. that describes the service academy football game, certainly the case for air force and navy today. a dynamic atmosphere in annapolis as navy began. the falcons are dominating in the second quarter. ashton clark races 23 yards, 21-three air force at the half. maybe rallied all the way back. now down 28-20, onside kick recovered by the mids. one score a way, chris procter, a little play action. great catch, two-point conversion and we go to overtime. mids have fourth and goal. they go for the touchdown and get it. thanks to a celebration penalty called, it is blocked. air force has a chance to come back and the falcons get it done. their extra point was good. air force does it again. navy's inc
Oct 1, 2011 1:30am EDT
together in the united states navy. i walk to date one in the naval academy in the summer of 1964, took a young pretty girl to the army- navy game in 1967, in the struggle to graduate a year later and then ask that girl to marry me. had a few objections. triggering them, i thought, maybe i would not marry me either. i had some luck and she did. deborah, possibly be to express the depth of my love or the full measure of my admiration. complely in ways i have only recently come to understand. i wiser, it is for your counsel. if i am wiser, it is for your courage. the father of a navy seal killed on that day last august wrote to me of your tenderness and kindness when you agreed with him at dover air force base. i do believe, he wrote, that she is perhaps an angel. you have always been my angel, always on my shoder, and i love you more than you can know. [applause] like that chairman, i am a proud navy father. and a proud navy grandfather now. my son sirs of this nation in uniform, and an aviation and the other in surface warfare. no father to be more proud and love you boys. key for bein
Oct 2, 2011 3:00pm PDT
, and it is going to be a good and big one. there will be six u.s. navy ships that will be coming in as early as the middle of next week but certainly for the parade of ships on saturday. october 8, i believe that is, and they consist of an aircraft carrier, an amphibious assault ship, a guided missile cruiser, the uss antietam, guided missile destroyer, and a mine counter mission ship, whatever that is. and then the u.s. says guadalupe, which is a replenishment oiler. we are looking forward to seeing more than 9000 sailors, marines, and coast guard marine and women who will participate, and there will be a number of great events that began as early as next thursday. i am going to go through them very quickly. the first is the senior leadership seminar, which is the seminar that will have its second run this coming year, organized by a retired general of the u.s. marine corps. the purpose of that seminar is to bring together senior navy, marine corps, and coast guard leaders to interact with their counterparts in preparation for humanitarian aid and/or disaster relief. a couple of you will be
Oct 15, 2011 3:00am PDT
does a great job -- >> i think we should wait just a moment while the navy practices they're flying. >> i think the media does a tremendous job reporting the disasters and with follow-up after. the part that i think is missing that would be really helpful is that their reporting these disasters and continuing day after day, they also everyday remind people about what they need to do to make themselves prepared. i mean, i think sometimes people get scared because they keep hearing about the disasters and all the different things that go on. we have been talking about san bruno disaster, and it has been a year now. i think we still hear about it on a daily basis. what you're not hearing is, what are we doing in that community now to make sure they are prepared? how do we tell people what to do and where to go for shelter? if the media to do more of that, i think we would have more people being prepared after a disaster happens. >> and the coast guard. is the coast guard being fairly treated and getting the recognition you deserve? >> i think we talked a lot about building partnerships
Oct 6, 2011 4:46am PDT
. at the safeway pharmacy. her husband, navy captain ma >>> wounded congresswoman gabrielle giffords returns to washington today. her husband navy captain mark kelly is retiring. he was commander of the final mission of space shuttle endeavour in may. she will be on hand today for the ceremony. her last appearance on capitol hill was back in august when she returned briefly for a crucial vote. >>> today san francisco's ninth circuit court of appeals will hear oral arguments in the case of a man accused of shooting giffords. jared loughner's attorneys are contesting a ruling that would sent him back to a missouri prison facility for more psychological treatment. the 23-year-old has pleaded not guilty to the january rampage, which killed six and injured 13 others. >>> former alaska governor sarah palin says she is getting calls from republican presidential candidates now that she has decided not to run for the white house. she announced her decision yesterday during an interview with conservative radio host mark levin. she cited family considerations and said she can still effectively promote
Oct 6, 2011 8:00pm EDT
in the navy, and the navy paid for you to go and get a graduate degree while you were in the navy. are you grateful to the government for doing that? are you grateful to this government for passing the voting rights act, the civil rights act? or anything that the government has done during your lifetime? is there anything you that thank the federal government for? >> first of all, let's get the record straight. i didn't serve in the navy. i was a civil servant. i started working for the department of the navy as a mathematician, ballistics analyst. i am grateful for the opportunity that the government gave me to assist me in getting my graduate education with the graduate fellowship program that they had. i am grateful for this government for passing the civil rights act of 1964, the voting rights act of 1965. and i might point out that democrats alone did not pass those two pieces of legislation. in fact, if you look at the record, a larger percentage of republicans voted for it than the percentage of democrats in 1964 and in 1965. i am grateful for the united states of america being a na
Oct 20, 2011 2:30am PDT
a flexible mix of marine and navy units all around the world to accomplish a broad spectrum of missions, from humanitarian and disaster relief, all the way to combat missions. it can operate anywhere and can sustain forces either from the air or from the sea. i think it is appropriate to be this avenue. i cannot think of a better place to accomplish these missions. i was asked to get a little history of bonhomme richard. it is a french name. if you wonder why, it was a ship that was donated to the colonial navy when they were fighting in the revolution. the name is in honor of benjamin franklin. , bonhomme richard good man richard. in france, it was captain by john paul jones. it went on the campaign off but the british isles to take the word to the british. it ended in a battle against a top of the ship. the bonhomme richard is not. the bottom line is that they had no right to win. there were sinking. half the crew was dead. the crew did what they had no right to do, and they won that battle through climbing in the yard arms, hand-to-hand, and they eventually to the other ship. bonhomme rich
Oct 1, 2011 6:00pm EDT
with sports. >> there is a tremendous atmosphere and annapolis today. there was a tremendous comeback for navy. sports is next. >> the doppler showing wet weather moving into western portions of the viewing area. it is 57 >> a day in the life of a fire fighters up close in baltimore city today. it was the annual fire thrill show in the city. officials say the ultimate goal is to educate kids about fire safety and prevention. >> we want to place the emphasis on simple things like unplugging appliances when they are not in use. not unloading the electrical circuits or power strips. -- not overloading the electrical circuits or power strips. you could ignite a fire in your wall and have the roof fall in gulf. >> the chief and his colleagues encouraged residents to call 311 to receive free smoke detectors. >> the 11 insta-weather forecast. >> the doppler is showing a lot of brain activity in making its way into the western -- a lot of rain activity making its way into the western viewing area. this will be spinning around for the next few days. it will be churning rain in and out of the area. tomo
Oct 22, 2011 11:00pm EDT
consecutive finishes. seconds left in the game, 38- 35rbgs east carolina leading navy and they had the chance to tie it up, but as time expired, that 48-yarder was no why and -- good and navy les a twin. five straight losses for navy. >>> from the ravens tonight, an injury update heading into monday night football. at jacksonville, the veteran corner back, in question. the others -- . >>> we will be right here as the special coverage is kicking off right here. >> and in more on the bash, the favorite award, candy man e. there is the problem, into the turn, exploiting the inside rail and then the victory, the candy land e. wiping his 6th start and he returned and from alabama, the nascar racer, mike wallace with the checked flag. >>> qualifying for the the ride tomorrow, martin at just over 181 miles per hour and jimmy johnson's second with the face of the race continuing. edwards finished #th -- 9th. >>> hopkins won it and in the world series, it is 14-$6, world series, it is 14-$6, saint lewis over we're going to go over sales figures, complete this merger, present to the board, and do a num
Oct 22, 2011 11:30pm EDT
tomorrow. he is confident. the navy is also dealing with quarterback issues. came down to a field goal. >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> said was a showdown of the teams tonight. the only unbeaten teams, facing other. might be hot now, it been six years since detroit has had a win. check out the past. in front. he comes up with a great save. yet 32 saves on the night. over to mike green who puts it into the net. 1-0. alex ovechkin hits a green again. on the night. three-zero, they went. just one week ago, and he looks poised and ready to take over the starting job from danny o'brien. not so much. got that out of the game. terrapinsquarter the were down. a scary moment for brown. scrambles out and is leveled nigel with a hit. broader shaken up and did not return. o'brien it gets his chance lead maryland to its only touchdown. how about that. it is of the terrapins can muster. a hand often goes up the meadow. he goes 41 yards. was the story of the day. virginia tech and at boston gets to david wilson sideline and breaks the
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